Corpse Pose
Intro / verse
bass
|---------------10--------------10--------------10--------------10-|
|-0-0-5s7-0-0-9---0-0-5s7-0-0-9---0-0-5s7-0-0-9---0-0-5s7-0-0-9----|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar
|-----0-------0-----------------------0-0-0-0-----0-0-----0-0------|
|-----0-------0-----------------------0-0-0-0----10-10----0-0------|
|-----9-------9-----------------------9-9-9-9-----9-9----10-10-----|
|-----9-------9---0---7---0-9b9-7-----9-9-9-9-----9-9-----9-9------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
9b9 = bend 9 up 1/2 step (i.e. equal to 1 fret) and back down again.
sung: "slee - ping..."

bass
|---------------10--------------10--------------10--------------10-|
|-0-0-5s7-0-0-9---0-0-5s7-0-0-9---0-0-5s7-0-0-9---0-0-5s7-0-0-9----|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|

guitar
|-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0--|
|-----0-0-----0-0-----0-0----10-10----0-0-----0-0-----0-0----10-10-|
|-----9-9----10-10----7-7-----9-9-----9-9----10-10----7-7-----9-9--|
|-----9-9-----9-9-----7-7-----9-9-----9-9-----9-9-----7-7-----9-9--|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
sung: "watch  your    heart           let     it      bleed..."

Chorus - I don't really know how this goes but it sounds like this:
bass
|---------10101010--------10101010--------10101010--------10101010-|
|---------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9---------9-9-9-9--|
|-0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0---------0-0-0-0----------|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
10101010 = four tens, not four one-zeros

guitar
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
|---------3-3-3-3---------3-3-3-3---------3-3-3-3---------3-3-3-3--|
|---------4-4-4-4---------3-3-3-3---------4-4-4-4---------3-3-3-3--|
|---------5-5-5-5---------3-3-3-3---------5-5-5-5---------3-3-3-3--|
|-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0--|
|------------------------------------------------------------------|
sung:     "corpse         pose            corpse           pose"

Middle part
bass
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-1------s13------s8-------8-------4-------4-------|
s13 = slide up to 13; s8 = slide down to 8

guitar (correct version provided by Colin Weeks)
|--------------------------------------------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|
|-----9---7----------------------------------------|
|--------------------7------9b9--7-----3---5---6---|
|-8-----------8------------------------------------|
|-----------------8------8---------4---------------|
9b9 = play 9, bend up a half-step, and then back down to 9

synth (arranged for guitar)
|-----12--10---------------------------------------|----------------|
|--------------------10----12b12-10----------------|----------------|
|-10----------10-----------------------10--12--13--|-14~~~~~~~~~~~~~|
|-----------------10-----10------------------------|----------------|
|----------------------------------11--------------|----------------|
|--------------------------------------------------|----------------|
sung:                             "don't believe it"
12b12 = play 12, bend up 1/2 step, and then bend back to 12
~~~~~ = vibrato

Listen to the song to get the nuances of it, and the sequence of the parts.
As usual the chords are tough to figure out, so these are just approximations.


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This document last updated 3 December 1997